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Sports

  • Putting it briefly: Three foreign teams join IST

    JAKARTA: Jakarta is all geared up to host the 19th Jakarta International Sixes Tournament on Nov. 1-2 in Cibubur. Eight teams, including three foreign teams this year, will be participating in the tournament.

  • Minister Imam tours Jakarta sports centers

    On Thursday, just a day after taking office, Youth and Sports Minister Imam Nahrawi toured several sporting facilities in Jakarta, signaling his commitment to developing athletic talent during his five-year tenure.

  • Soccer Friday: Royal Saudis look to ruin Wanderers’ Cinderella story

    On paper, it seemed like the ultimate mismatch: The aristocratic six-time continental champions from Saudi Arabia against an Australian club based in a Rugby heartland that had been in existence for a little more than two years.

  • Three foreign teams join IST

    Jakarta is all geared up to host the 19th Jakarta International Sixes Tournament on Nov. 1-2 in Cibubur. Eight teams, including three foreign teams this year, will be participating in the tournament.

  • Celebration

    Tim Hudson #17 of the San Francisco Giants celebrates with The Commissioner's Trophy after defeating the Kansas City Royals 3-2 Game Seven of the 2014 World Series at Kauffman Stadium on Thursday in Kansas City, Missouri. (AFP/Getty Images)

  • More interaction with athletes sought to lift national sports

    New Youth and Sports Minister Imam Nahrawi pointed out the need to establish more interaction with athletes as part of his bid to lift the performance of national sports in the world.

  • SCHM to raise money for eye health

    The third edition of the Standard Chartered Half Marathon (SCHM) will be held on Nov. 8 in Bumi Serpong Damai, on the outskirts of Jakarta, with organizers looking to raise donations for eye health.

  • Djokovic wins 1st match since birth of his son

    In his first match since the birth of his first child, defending champion Novak Djokovic stayed on course to finish the season as No. 1 by defeating Philipp Kohlschreiber 6-3, 6-4 in the second round of the Paris Masters on Tuesday.

  • Victorious smile

    Roger Federer of Switzerland raises the trophy after he won his final match against David Goffin of Belgium at the Swiss Indoors ATP tennis tournament on Sunday. (AFP/Fabrice Coffrini)

  • Kenyan runners sweep the board

    Kenyan runners ruled the Jakarta Marathon again this year, despite the torrid heat, sweeping up all the medals in both the men’s and women’s 42-kilometer categories.

  • Lipsky, Lahiri head stellar Asian Tour cast at CIMB Classic

    Asian Tour hotshots David Lipsky of the United States and India’s Anirban Lahiri will spearhead a strong line-up of Asian Tour stars at the US$7 million CIMB Classic in Kuala Lumpur from Oct. 30 to Nov. 2.

  • Real Madrid spoils Suarez's debut by beating Barca

    After completing a four-month biting ban, Luis Suarez made an early impact on his Barcelona debut by setting up Neymar's fourth-minute opener at Real Madrid. Then it started to go wrong for Barca against its fiercest rival in the highly-anticipated "clasico" on Saturday.

  • Ronaldo leads Madrid's 3-1 comeback over Barcelona

    Cristiano Ronaldo scored to spark Real Madrid's 3-1 comeback win over Barcelona in a thrilling "clasico" match Saturday that handed the visitors their first loss of the Spanish league season.

  • Luis Suarez makes strong return from biting ban

    Luis Suarez made a strong return from his four-month biting ban on Saturday, showing no signs of being rusty and providing the biggest threat Barcelona could offer in a 3-1 loss at Real Madrid.

  • 16 killed in northwest China coal mine collapse

    A coal mine shaft collapsed in northwestern China, killing 16 miners, an official said Saturday, highlighting the persistence of safety problems in the industry despite a leveling off of demand.

  • Chock, Bates take ice dance short at Skate America

    Amercans Madison Chock and Evan Bates won the Skate America ice dance short competition Friday night.

  • Lloyd leads US women past Mexico 3-0

    Carli Lloyd scored a pair of goals in a 3-0 semifinal victory over Mexico on Friday night, securing the United States a trip to next year's World Cup and a spot in the CONCACAF Woman's Championship match on Sunday.

  • RI shuttlers win four golds at Asian Paragames

    Indonesian shuttlers bagged four gold medals at the 2014 Asian Paragames in in Incheon, South Korea, on Thursday.

  • Indonesia Open seals new title sponsor

    The oldest state-owned bank meets the oldest golf tournament at the 2014 Indonesia Open.

  • Ronaldo scores 70th as Real beats Liverpool 3-0

    Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 70th Champions League goal and Mario Balotelli again failed to deliver as Real Madrid cruised to a 3-0 win at Liverpool on Wednesday to take complete control of Group B with a third straight win.

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